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Stephen Schwarzman

As cuts in services for struggling Americans go into effect, nine Wall Street executives who are profiting off the recession just received $1 billion in bonuses.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.

Obama in a camera's viewfinder

The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.

President Bill Clinton

At the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Wall Street Project event, Clinton said taxes earned on up to 1.7 trillion repatriated dollars should be used to build a jobs-creating infrastructure fund.

Timothy Geithner

Those responsible for the crisis continue to be rewarded, as Timothy Geithner’s Treasury Department approves tens of millions of dollars in bonuses for Goldman Sachs executives with ties to the Obama administration.

Google campus

Left undiscussed in the FTC’s investigation is the search giant’s ability to limit what we all read.  

The track record of Obama's Treasury secretary nominee shows his financial incompetence and support for radical deregulation, leaving little hope that he will reign in Wall Street.

Dan Quayle

In mythology, Cerberus is the three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades. How perfect a name for a company whose leaders have sold their souls.

Former senator Phil Gramm helped pass laws that let the banks go wild, yet he’s stayed silent on UBS’s crimes.

Over 100 Americans with CODEPINK and The Nation protested in front of the Ugland House, where some 18,000 corporations hide their tax dollars.

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US Uncut, the anti–corporate tax dodging group, is now targeting Apple due to its support of an effort that seeks to give corporations that shelter profits overseas a “tax holiday” so they can return their profits to the US without paying traditional rates of taxes.

May 27, 2011

Tea Party–backed House freshmen pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars from the same Wall Street firms they once railed against.

May 26, 2011

President Obama is once again calling for increased offshore oil drilling—despite the fact that key safety issues have yet to be addressed.

May 17, 2011

Now to the opposite of cuts. Over a year after the biggest oil spill in US history and even as criminal investigations continue, BP is still receiving millions of dollars in government contracts.

May 3, 2011

According to polls, only about 6 percent of Americans are following with any close attention the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  But that's not stopping the media fascination on both sides of the Atlantic with Americans’ supposed fascination with Britain's royals.

April 27, 2011

The Koch brothers sent out packets advising their employees for whom to vote, giving a sample of the damage that the Citizens United Supreme Court decision is already unleashing on our democracy.

April 25, 2011

Republicans tried to use the recent budget compromise to hurt the CFPB, but came away almost empty-handed.

April 21, 2011

The ink on the compromise that kept the government open—barely--isn't even dry and they're already talking about the next round of cuts in Washington.

April 11, 2011

Eleven workers dead, untold volumes of sea life poisoned and more than 200 million gallons of oil spilled into the sea.  If that’s what a historically good safety record looks like at TransOcean, IÆd hate to see a bad year.

April 4, 2011

Author Nicholas Shaxson explains that over half the world's trade is now routed through tax havens, and the United States is itself a leading tax haven.

April 1, 2011